By A Staff Reporter
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE May 21: North East Hindu Samajam will host Jayaprabha Menon's Mohiniyattom on Saturday, June 6 from 5 p.m, at St James & St Basils Hall, Wingrove Road North, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9EJ.
Jayaprabha Menon is one of the most accomplished dancers of the new generation. Her pleasing stage presence and graceful exposition have brought a new aesthetics to Mohiniyattam. Even as she is rooted in tradition, her themes are contemporary and interpretation is bold and novel.
She blends in her dance a refreshing originality with traditional discipline. Years of experience as an exponent of Mohiniyattam with an abiding quest for perfection make her different.
Initiated to Indian classical dance by Smt Kalamandalam Saraswathi, Nrityalaya Kerala, She had advanced training in Mohiniyattam under Padmashree Guru Bharthi Shivaji besides training in Bharatnatyam under Smt & Sri C. V. Chandrasekhar, Chennai.
Currently researching on the Regional Taala patterns of Kerala under the guidance of Padmabhushan Shri Kavalam Narayana Panikker. Jayaprabha has widely performed in India and abroad and has won innumerable recognations for her dedication.
Contact. Jiby Gopalan 07500 896 500, Jayan Ravi 07868 756 070, Manu Sudhakaran 07940 031 078
Date: June 6, Saturday 5pm
Venue: St James & St Basils Hall, Wingrove Road North, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9EJ.